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Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

July 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

Memphis police have arrested a man recruited to work at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and charged him in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two people last year.

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Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

July 25th, 2014 9:47 am by By Ben Finley, Allison Steele and Laura McCrystal, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

Officials believe the gunman opened fire in a small office, then the doctor then drew his own weapon and shot the assailant, hitting him three times and critically injuring him, said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan.

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

July 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to Central America after they had been indoctrinated into gang culture in this country.

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Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

July 24th, 2014 2:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus had been on trial since Tuesday for the crash on Knob Creek Road on Valentine's Day in 2012 that followed a short pursuit as he fled from police.

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2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

July 24th, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) — A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.

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Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

July 24th, 2014 7:47 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama is tapping into growing misgivings about tax-driven overseas mergers by U.S. corporations, issuing a new call to end the practice quickly and questioning the patriotism and citizenship of those companies.

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ETSU athletics unveils new look

ETSU athletics unveils new look

July 23rd, 2014 6:14 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University unveiled the new look for its athletic teams Wednesday, using the university's new "E" logo featuring the shape of Tennessee and a new version of the Buccaneer mascot.

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Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives.

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4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

July 23rd, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the sold-out event, where studios will offer exclusive previews of their latest properties.

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Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

July 23rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Jimmie Johnson Jr. is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.

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Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

July 23rd, 2014 7:30 am by Staff Report

A Damascus, Va., woman is facing felony charges after her child, age 3, reportedly ingested methamphetamine which was left on a kitchen table, sitting on a plate.

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